Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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India: Kerala's Green Lagoon Resort Island has a new owner

Keeping with tradition

An unnamed Indian businessman has bought the stunning Green Lagoon Resort Island in Kerala, India, but don’t worry, this gorgeous first-rate private island eco-resort will remain open for business.

Sunrise Residence

TRANQUILITY AND TRADITION

Surrounded by lagoons and canals, the island’s two generous residences are made of local …Read More: India: Kerala’s Green Lagoon Resort Island has a new owner

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Scotland: Island of Taransay has new owner

Taransay beach

The Scottish island of Taransay, in the Outer Hebridies, has finally been sold to the co-founder and CEO of Equateq, a New Zealander by the name of Adam Kelliher, for more than GBP 2 million, according to an article in the British daily, The Telegraph.

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Canada: Ontario’s Islands of Desire

For the stressed-out city dwellers of Toronto, a relaxing escape is just a few hours’ drive away in Ontario’s Cottage Country. The most longed-for retreat is undoubtedly a private island in beautiful Georgian Bay.

(Image of Rockstar Courtesy of Ojibway Realty)

Bay Street, regarded as Toronto’s answer to …Read More: Canada: Ontario’s Islands of Desire

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China: If you want a challenge, develop a Chinese island!

Chinese archipelago

Last month we reported on new laws that came into effect in China on March 12 this year, to allow 176 islands to be offered to Chinese and foreigners to rent or lease for prolonged periods of time, in accordance with certain restrictions. See:

http://www.privateislandnews.com/china-government-offers-uninhabited-islands-for-lease/

In the following article, the China Daily hears from …Read More: China: If you want a challenge, develop a Chinese island!

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Scotland: Do you know where the largest privately-owned island in Europe is?

Eigg Island, Scotland

The answer is in Scotland and the island in question is Eigg.

At just over 8000 hectares, it is known as the jewel in the Hebridean crown for its spectacular beauty, with views across to the north-west of the Isle of Rum. Located due south of the Isle of Skye, Eigg is also known …Read More: Scotland: Do you know where the largest privately-owned island in Europe is?

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Scotland: Some like it hot….

Out Skerries Shetland

but not everyone. A tropical atoll fanned by balmy breezes may fulfill some people’s dream of paradise but there are those who prefer the more windswept end of the climate spectrum. If that’s the case then the islands of the OUT SKERRIES off the North Sea coast of Scotland will have definite appeal.

The …Read More: Scotland: Some like it hot….

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USA: America’s Man-Made Islands are Making News

Mega-million dollar projects on artificial islands are most often associated with exotic, wealthy places like Dubai and Bahrain – however, the media has been turning an eye to some interesting island developments in the USA.

(Image of Star Island Copyright Mark Averette)

Star Island, Florida

The aptly-named Star Island in Miami …Read More: USA: America’s Man-Made Islands are Making News

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USA: As Market Improves, $49.5M Florida Island Relisted for Sale

After the 2008 economic collapse, Florida was arguably one of the hardest-hit states in the union. During the crisis, one private-island owner pulled his listing from the market – but signs of a recovery have renewed his hopes of finding a buyer.

(Image from www.wikipedia.com)

While the thought …Read More: USA: As Market Improves, $49.5M Florida Island Relisted for Sale